Animal Legal Defense Fund Fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

Compassion Over Killing (COK) Working to end animal abuse since 1995. focuses on cruelty to animals in agriculture and promotes vegetarian eating as a way to build a kinder world.

Farm Sanctuary Working to end cruelty to farm animals and promotes compassionate living through rescue, education and advocacy.

Friends of Animals A non-profit, international animal advocacy organization, incorporated in the state of New York since 1957. Their goal is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world.

Humane Society of the United States Public-awareness campaigns, programs, legislation, activist alerts, and educational publications.

In Defense of Animals (IDA) Working to end animal exploitation, cruelty, and abuse by protecting and advocating for the rights, welfare, and habitats of animals, as well as to raise their status beyond mere property, commodities, or things.

Last Chance for Animals (LCA) A national, non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating animal exploitation through education, investigations and legislation.

Mercy for Animals A non-profit animal advocacy organization that works to create a society where animals are treated with the respect and compassion they so rightly deserve.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) The largest non-profit animal rights organization in the world. They work through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

PETA2 PETA's site dedicated to online activism and other cool stuff to help the animals.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Dedicated to investigating violations, enforcing laws, and protecting marine wildlife worldwide.

The Animals Voice An independent animal rights organization.

Viva! A dynamic organization campaigning on behalf of animals killed for food.



Babycakes NYC Vegan Bakery. Two LA locations! Gluten-free and agave sweetened available.

Bean Sprouts Vegetarian Japanese/Chinese/Taiwanese. Mostly vegan. Not your typical veggie Asian restaurant. Lots of noodle soups and unusual dishes.

Bulan Thai Vegetarian Thai. Two locations.

Cafe Gratitude All Vegan. Raw and cooked food. They even serve wine and beer. Great atmosphere.

California Vegan Vegan Thai.

Cinnamon Vegetarian Restaurant Vegetarian Mexican/Latin/International Cuisine. Vegan options too.

Cru Raw and Cooked Vegan. Bring your own wine. Nice atmosphere.

Cruzer Pizza 100% Vegan Pizzeria.

Doomies Vegan Comfort Food.

Elf Cafe Vegan and vegetarian Organic Food. Not all vegan; they do have some cheese, but most items are vegan and they have a lot of gluten free as well. CASH ONLY and bring your own wine.

Euphoria Loves Rawvolution Raw Vegan Restaurant.

Flore Organic Vegan Restaurant featuring a deli counter and sit down indoor/outdoor service.

Follow Your Heart Vegetarian Eatery. Lots of vegan options. Birthplace of the Follow Your Heart brand of Vegenaise, Salad Dressings, and Vegan Gourmet Cheese Alternative.

Golden Mean Vegan Cafe specializing in in local and organic cuisine.

Golden Road Brewing Our favorite LA Brewery. Lots of vegan food options, vegan beer, a great space, and giant pretzels.

Green Earth Vegan Cuisine Vegan Cafe in the heart of Old Town Pasadena and near Alternative Outfitters. Mostly Asian inspired options, but their Italian food is delish!

Happy Family Vegetarian Cuisine Vegetarian and Vegan Chinese Cuisine.

Hugo's Restaurant Two Locations. Not 100% Vegetarian, but a ton of vegetarian and vegan options.

Hugo's Tacos Really good veg*n taco's and burritos and vegan soft serve. Two locations in LA.

KindKreme Organic Raw Vegan Ice Cream. Pasadena location a few blocks away from AO! Three LA locations.

Leaf Cuisine Vegan, Raw, Cooked, Fusion Cuisine.

Locali Conscious Convenience Store with lots of vegan items and a deli that prepares vegan sandwiches.

Loving Hut All Vegan Asian Cuisine. Part of an international chain of Supreme Master Restaurants. Really good food.

Masa of Echo Park Chicago Deep Dish Vegan Pizza. Enough said.

M Café de Chaya Contemporary Macrobiotic Cuisine. They do serve some fish items, but everything else is vegan. Really yummy vegan desserts too. Not what you think of when you think macrobiotic. Two LA locations.

Mohawk Bend Restaurant and Bar that features fresh, locally-sourced fare and drink. Lots of vegan options and great atmosphere. The Buffalo Style Cauliflower, all of the Vegan Pizzas, and the Cast Iron Cookie are all must-haves; so go hungry!

My Vegan Vegan Thai, pasta, and sandwiches. Located in Pasadena a couple blocks away from our old HQ!

Native Foods California Vegan Cuisine. Locations around LA, the OC, Palms Springs and Palm Desert!

Newsroom Café Not 100% Veg*n, but lots of really good vegetarian and vegan options.

Orean, The Health Express Vegetarian Fast-Food Take Out. Not 100% vegan: cheese is dairy cheese! There is also a cobbler that contains honey.

Paru's Vegetarian Indian Vegetarian Indian. Most items are vegan also, except for some drinks and desserts.

Planet Raw Raw Vegan Restaurant.

Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Ethiopian Restaurant.

Real Food Daily Organic Vegan Cuisine. Three LA locations. Lots of yummy food! Their "not-chos" are freakin' awwwwesome!

Sage Organic Vegan Bistro Organic Gourmet Vegan Cuisine at a fabulous price. They also share their space with KindKreme. Bring your own wine; no corkage fee!

Scoops Ice cream shop that offers 4 vegan flavors a day. CASH ONLY!

Seed Organic and Macrobiotic Vegan Cuisine.

Shojin Vegan Japanese. The most amazing vegan sushi rolls on the planet plus ramen and other delicious dishes.

Sun Cafe Raw, Vegan, Organic Cuisine. Cooked food as well and the most amazing Cookie Dough Pie you have ever tasted.

Tony's Darts Away Local Brew Pub that offers vegan sausage sandwiches and disco vegan fries. Fun place to hang, drink beer and play pool.

Vegan Glory Vegan Thai. Very yummy food.

Veggie Grill Vegan Fast Food Chain throughout Southern CA.

Vinh Loi Tofu Vegan Vietnamese. Oh so good! Kevin's soups are the bomb! Small restaurant. Great for take out.


Candle 79 (NYC) Delicious Organic Gourmet Vegan Cuisine.

Candle Café (NYC) Just as Delicious as Candle 79, but more "casual" food.

Millennium Restaurant (San Francisco) Delicious Organic Gourmet Vegan Cuisine.

Red Bamboo Soul Café (NYC) Amazing Vegetarian Soul Food. Almost all vegan.

Foodswings (Brooklyn) Vegan Fast Food. Yummy! Yummy! Yummy!

Hangawi (NYC) Korean Vegetarian. Great for date night!

VEG FORUMS, BLOGS & MESSAGE BOARDS Are animal rights activists & environmentalists really "eco-terrorists" and national security threats? Good Blog.

Post Punk Kitchen Forum Lots to discuss...

QuarryGirl The best vegan food blog ever. Check out her archives and the Old Quarrygirl Blog too.


Animal Rights Conference 100 sessions on activism, organizing, & outreach, 90 speakers from 60 animal protection groups, presentations, cruelty-free shopping, networking, vegan food, & more!

Farm Sanctuary's Walk For Farm Animals Changing hearts and raising funds for farm animals. Walks take place all across the country.

Texas State Veggie Fair Vegan food, carnival games and prizes, guest speakers, music and entertainment! Free to attend.

Veggie Pride Parade The Veggie Pride Parade, NYC, is your parade, inclusive and participatory.

WorldFest WorldFest is a solar-powered celebration of music, the environment, animals and humanity.


Bite Back Magazine Bite Back is a 36-page magazine, full of direct action reports, prisoner news, stories and photos. Their blog seems to be the most up to date with the most recent information.

No Compromise The Militant, Direct Action News Source of Grassroots Animal Liberationists & their Supporters.

VegNews Magazine Print magazine packed with vegan news, events, recipes, book reviews, the best veg products, travel tales, interviews, celebrity buzz, and much more.

Vegetarian Times Print magazine focusing on "Great Food, Good Health, & Smart Living".


Allison's Gourmet Artisan Vegan Bakery, Confections, and Virtual Cafe. We Love their amazing brownies!

The Blissful Chef Cookbook author and chef dedicated to making sustainable, plant-based, delicious cuisine that will nourish your mind, body, and spirit.

Cest La Vegan Amazing Food Blog by our favorite baker, Kim Garr! Also has links to her delicious bakeshop!

Compassionate Cooks Founded by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Author of The Joy of Vegan Baking and host of Vegetarian Food for Thought Podcast.

Food Fight! Vegan Grocery. Lots of vegan goodies!

Go Vegan.Net Home of the vegan cookbook superstar, Sarah Kramer!

Post Punk Kitchen Cooking show, recipes, cookbooks, forums, blog, and more! Based out of Canada, Natasha offers workshops, consultations, recipes, and life-changing plant based detox/cleansing programs!

Skinny Bitch Stop being a moron and start getting skinny!

Spork Foods They provide organic vegan cooking classes and catering in L.A., as well as online classes from anywhere in the world!

Sticky Fingers Bakery Delicious Vegan Sweets. Sadly, not all sweets can be shipped.

The Healthy Voyager Our favorite healthy (and vegan!) voyager and author of The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen Cookbook.


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